Keith Brown

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Keith Brown, Ph.D., PCC-S
Dr. Brown has been working in the mental health field since 1997.. Keith has previously been the co-chair of the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County. Keith has provided several presentations at local, state, and national conventions as well as provides CEU’s on several topics in the mental health field including Ethics and Supervision. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ursuline College in 1997, his Master of Arts in Community Counseling from John Carroll University in 1999, and his Doctoral Degree in the Counseling Education and Supervision Program at the University of Akron in 2009. Keith completed the Mental Health Executive Leadership Program at Case Western Reserve University in 2009 and completed the Ladder to Leadership Program through the Robert Wood Foundation in 2010. Keith is also a practicing Professional Clinical Counselor and has his supervisory endorsement from the state of Ohio. Keith was previously the Director of the CMHC Program at South University in Cleveland, Ohio. Keith lives in Hudson, Ohio with his wife, Timia and 12-year-old daughter Isabella, who is in the 7th grade. Dr. Brown has been teaching at Walden since May, 2011.

Courses Taught

COUN 6101 - Foundations in Counseling

COUN 6306 - Ethics and Legal Issues

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6346 - Child and Adolescent

COUN 6720 - Diagnosis and Assessment

COUN 6730 - Counseling Addictive Disorders

COUN 6722 - Theories of Counseling

COUN 6726 - Couples and Family Counseling

COUN 6743 - Psychopharmacology

COUN 8110 - Professional Orientation

COUN 8115 - Counseling Theories

CPLB 601L - CMHC Pre Practicum


PhD, The University of Akron

MA, John Carroll University

BA, Ursuline College

Awards / Honors

Academic Scholarship, The University of Akron, 2000

Grant-funded Training in Leadership, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2010


Brown, K. J. (2010). Clinical vs. administrative supervision. OCSWB

Brown, K. J. (2010). Management and administration: Supervisory issues. . Dr. Paula Britton

Brown, K. J. (2010). Moving decision makers beyond healthcare: A public health leadership project. . State of Ohio

Brown, K. J. (2006). Professional boundaries in the workplace. Applewood Centers, Inc

Brown, K. (2004). Reclaiming troubled youth through troubled times. ACA

Brown, K. J. (2008). Tough decisions: Guardianship and legal issue. OCSWB CEU Presentation

Brown, K. J. (2006). Working with youth who are suicidal/homicidal; psychiatric emergencies. . Applewood Centers, Inc